The Zaky / NICU Staff

The Zaky is the only device that single-handedly properly supports any position (sidelying, prone, supine) while providing a family-centered environment.

The Zakys may be used in any number of ways to position and comfort, calm, console and reassure the neonate:


A true story of love, science, and a promise to change the world of babies On Behalf Of Zachary (OBOZ)


Nurtured by Design

Australia/New Zealand

Simple Solutions International

"Awesome Invention Provides Comfort For NICU Babies"
Huffington Post Video
(Sections: Rise, Front Page, Parents, Facebook, The Power of Humanity):
Features Dr. Lori Shook, Neonatologist from University of Kentucky
Toyota's Standing O-Vation Award
(and $25,000 grant)
Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend, Houston, Texas
Video of Yamile and Zachary Jackson's story by Oprah Winfrey


Click here for more instructional
videos of The Zaky in the NICU

Dawn, an experienced NICU Nurse
from Blank Children's Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa explains how she uses
The Zaky to provide developmental care,
prevent flat-head shaping,
and describes how it helps parents.
Click here for more testimonials

Barbara Weaver, one of the Principal Investigators presents the poster of the research about The Zaky.
The ground breaking results include significant
improvement in self-regulation and the
significant decrease of apnea/bradycardia
in preemies 24-38 week gestation.
Manuscript will be published in the September
issue of Newborn and Infant Nursing Reviews.